Graduate Civil Engineer

Job ID 1961 Location Quad Cities Job Type Full-Time Apply Now


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Shive-Hattery's brand new Quad Cities campus

As you launch your civil engineering career, choose a place offering you a wide variety of project types. Look for a team environment where you can explore interests and develop expertise. 

As a graduate civil engineer at Shive-Hattery, you will work collaboratively on a variety of projects and build a design portfolio including: 

  • Recreational Trails
  • Site Design
  • Storm Water Detention
  • Engineered Wetlands
  • Roadway Improvements
  • Traffic Studies
  • Sewer Collection Systems
  • Water Distribution Systems

You will gain experience in construction observation, too. Enjoy of mix of design in the office and time outdoors, collaborating with contractors and other design professionals.  

Does this sound like you? 

  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • Enthusiasm for civil engineering
  • Willing to work both collaboratively and independently 
  • Prior internships and Co-ops are a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering

About the Quad Cities Office

You will find one of the several John Deere offices based in the Quad Cities along some other Fortune 500 corporations in our area, including 3M, Exelon, and Arconic. It is not all big business here though. Throughout the area, which encompasses six counties in northwestern Illinois and southeastern Iowa with an overall population of nearly 450,000, there are over 30,000 businesses, locally owned and beyond. The variety and success create a robust and continually growing economy.

There are many exciting amenities that thrive here including the Figge Art Museum, Putnam Museum, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, TaxSlayer CenterBix 7 Road RacePGA John Deere ClassicQuad Cities Marathon, and Modern Woodmen Ballpark (was recently recognized as the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in America by USA Today readers). The list goes on with many outdoor recreational features, including the Great River Trail for biking, hiking and walking (over 100 miles of trails); numerous local, county, and state parks; boating and fishing opportunities in the Mississippi and Rock Rivers; and access to exceptional golf courses, just to name a few.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package, and extensive professional development opportunities.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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